On Fri, 06 Oct 2017 11:03:54 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> $ gsettings set org.freedesktop.Tracker.Miner.Files
> directories 
> $ gsettings get org.freedesktop.Tracker.Miner.Files index-recursive-
> @as 
> Ouch! It's using GVariant format strings.
Why is that a problem?
Whether it's "a problem", remains to be seen. It's ugly and not
human-readable. Serialization is for machines, not for human beings.
> Big *sigh*. What a poor decision. So much about making desktop
> friendly. It's not even possible to uninstall it because of
> hell and libs usage:
Feel free to maintain it if you prefer it over the configuration that
is available via control-center or gsettings.
Toggling various Search options in control center did _not_ stop the four
tracker processes and did _not_ purge large files and databases from
user's home directory either. Not good.